Karin Stevens

LILY: An electroacoustic ‘opera’

Karin Stevens returns to the stage June 2 in the first iteration of Lily RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1377509845605415/ FRIDAY, JUNE 2 | 8PM Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center 4649 Sunnyside Ave N Seattle, WA 98103 TICKETS: $5-15 at door: a portion of donations will go towards the International Rescue Committee (https://www.rescue.org/) in honor of the brave men ...[Read More]

ABOUT THE WORK: Record of the Anthropocene Movement

ABOUT THE WORK: Record of the Anthropocene Movement

Photo: Karen Mason Blair 2016 (This photo was taken at Karin’s Seattle childhood property that was destroyed by landslides due to record rain in 1996.) In Harmony with the Tao, the sky is clear and spacious, the earth is solid and full, all creatures flourish together, content with the way they are, endlessly repeating themselves, endlessly renewed. When man interferes with the Tao, the sky ...[Read More]

ARTIST BIOS & PROGRAM NOTES: Record of the Anthropocene Movement

ARTIST BIOS & PROGRAM NOTES: Record of the Anthropocene Movement

Photo: Omar Willey and Karen Mason-Blair Design: Maris Antolin Record of the Anthropocene Movement World Premiere March 16 – 19, 2017 Taproot Theatre Company’s Isaac Studio Theatre Karin Stevens Dance presents their new work, Record of the Anthropocene Movement premiering March 16 – 19, 2017 Taproot Theatre Company’s Isaac Studio Theatre Record of the Anthropocene Movement is a collabo ...[Read More]

(re)MOVE: Back Toward Again the (re)TURN Facing

(re)MOVE: Back Toward Again the (re)TURN Facing

Premiered April 2016 at Velocity Dance Center with live music: Heather Bentley/ Viola, Paris Hurley/Violin, Alex Guy/Violin, Maria Wilson Scherer/Cello, Beth Fleenor/Clarinet, Michael Owcharuk/Piano, Nate Omdal/Bass, Isaac Joseph Boyle/Drums Photography by Karen Mason Blair  View more photos at https://www.facebook.com/karinstevensdance/ VIEW THE WORK HERE IN FOUR PARTS: Static Wide Shot 1 | 2 | 3 ...[Read More]

Artist Bios for (re)MOVE: Back Toward Again the (re)TURN Facing

Artistic Director/Choreographer/Dancer Choreographer KARIN STEVENS formed Seattle-based, Karin Stevens Dance, in 2009 producing eight evening-length concerts and multiple commissioned works for various organizations including Seattle’s Taproot Theatre, Book­ it Repertory Theatre and Theatre Puget Sound. She has created over 70 dance works, touring across the US. In 2009, she joined master ch ...[Read More]

Post #3 (re)MOVE: Back Toward Again the (re)TURN Facing

Post #3 (re)MOVE: Back Toward Again the (re)TURN Facing

Photo by Karen Mason Blair (re)MOVE: Back Toward Again the (re)TURN Facing Performance dates: April 22-24, 2016 VIEW THE WORK HERE IN FOUR PARTS: Static Wide Shot 1 | 2 | 3 | 4   or  Edited Version by Vibe Vision 1 | 2 | 3 | 4   May we turn inwards and stumble upon our true roots in the intertwining biology of this exquisite planet. May nourishment and power pulse through these roots, and fie ...[Read More]

Post #2 (re)MOVE: Back Toward Again the (re)TURN Facing

Post #2 (re)MOVE: Back Toward Again the (re)TURN Facing

Photo-Karen Mason Blair (re)MOVE: Back Toward Again the (re)TURN Facing Performance dates: April 22-24, 2016 VIEW THE WORK HERE IN FOUR PARTS: Static Wide Shot 1 | 2 | 3 | 4   or  Edited Version by Vibe Vision 1 | 2 | 3 | 4   “The world is not a problem to be solved; it is a living being to which we belong. The world is part of our own self and we are part of its suffering wholeness. Until we ...[Read More]

POST #1 (re)MOVE: Back Toward Again the (re)TURN Facing

POST #1 (re)MOVE: Back Toward Again the (re)TURN Facing

VIEW THE WORK HERE IN FOUR PARTS: Static Wide Shot 1 | 2 | 3 | 4   or  Edited Version by Vibe Vision 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 An evening of dance and live music ventures into personal and feminist injustices of the earth and the female body, with original compositions by Michael Owcharuk, Nate Omdal and internationally-recognized, Wayne Horvitz. Full of turbulent exchanges, (re) MOVE: (re) TURN pulls from th ...[Read More]

KSD/SBQ October 2015 Program Note from Karin Stevens

Note from KSD Artistic Director Karin Stevens: Kimerer LaMothe states in Why We Dance, “To dance is to evolve.” There have been a few seasons in my life when I have withdrawn from dance to consider this statement. Am I evolving? Is dance my real vocation? After my first retreat, I began attending dance classes at the University of Washington. Hannah Wiley helped me transform the noise ...[Read More]